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Forum: European Armoury 14th March 2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 802
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Richard, Not necessarily. I was...

Hi Richard,
Not necessarily. I was informed by Bonhams that some earlier silver items were not hallmarked in order to evade duty payments and this includes silver hilts. I have one...
Forum: European Armoury 8th March 2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 802
Posted By Norman McCormick
A couple of silver hilts one with Naval...

A couple of silver hilts one with Naval connections.
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: European Armoury 8th March 2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 802
Posted By Norman McCormick
And another.

And another.
Forum: European Armoury 8th March 2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 802
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Jim, Here may be a contender....

Hi Jim,
Here may be a contender. https://collections.rmg.co.uk/collections/objects/78642.html
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st February 2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,785
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, The Shellenbaum of the German Army, the...

Hi,
The Shellenbaum of the German Army, the Chapeau Chinois of the Legion Etrangere etc., would appear to be another incarnation of this form of standard.
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th February 2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Martin, The reason I was a bit...

Hi Martin,
The reason I was a bit surprised is that this particular rifle would not have been military issue but would have been a comparatively expensive hunting rifle in a very...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th February 2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Martin, Less than usual rifle...

Hi Martin,
Less than usual rifle this chap has, full stock with double set triggers probably German or Austrian. Not the kind of firearm I would have expected to see in this context but...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th January 2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,785
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, Here's another configuration of the three...

Hi,
Here's another configuration of the three dots. They are on a sword that I can only describe as an Indian style cutlass.
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: European Armoury 30th January 2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,271
Posted By Norman McCormick
Mark you are very welcome :) My Regards, Norman.

Mark you are very welcome :)
My Regards,
Norman.
Forum: European Armoury 27th January 2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,271
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Guys, This older thread...

Hi Guys,
This older thread http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=18629&highlight=hunting may have some relevance to your discussion.
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,595
Posted By Norman McCormick
I can personally vouch for Mr Domenech's...

I can personally vouch for Mr Domenech's willingness and kindness in sharing his vast knowledge of this subject.
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: European Armoury 31st December 2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By Norman McCormick
A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ONE AND ALL

A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ONE AND ALL
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st December 2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,595
Posted By Norman McCormick
Please disregard.

Please disregard.
Forum: European Armoury 21st December 2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 842
Posted By Norman McCormick
Merry Yuletide.

A VERY MERRY YULETIDE TO ALL
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th December 2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 969
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Colin, Yes, the Bhutanese bows I...

Hi Colin,
Yes, the Bhutanese bows I have managed to find online all have overlapping limbs whereas the one in question has limbs that butt together.
My Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th December 2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 969
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Ibrahiim, You're spot on. Many...

Hi Ibrahiim,
You're spot on. Many thanks.

Hi Colin,
Java seems pretty good. Thanks again.

My Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th December 2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 969
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Colin, Thanks for the info. Two...

Hi Colin,
Thanks for the info. Two areas rather far apart! Hopefully I will be able to put better photographs up after the weekend and maybe will give a better idea of origin. Thanks...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th December 2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 969
Posted By Norman McCormick
Bow for Id

Hi,
Anybody recognise the origin of this bow. Thanks.
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: European Armoury 9th December 2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,064
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Fabrice, Another N.C.O. sword...

Hi Fabrice,
Another N.C.O. sword from Wilkinson.
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th December 2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,466
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Ed, I will have another look re your...

Hi Ed,
I will have another look re your suggestion. Thanks for your interest.
My Regards,
Norman.
Forum: European Armoury 8th December 2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,102
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi. The fact is that there were more Scots on the...

Hi.
The fact is that there were more Scots on the Govt side at Culloden than in the army of Charles Edward Stuart https://www.nam.ac.uk/explore/battle-culloden and contrary to popular belief not all...
Forum: European Armoury 8th December 2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,064
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, Perhaps this might help. ...

Hi,
Perhaps this might help. http://www.oldpolicecellsmuseum.org.uk/content/history/police_history/police_swords

Regards,
Norman.
Forum: European Armoury 8th December 2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,064
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Fabrice, 1856 Pattern Pioneer sword issued...

Hi Fabrice,
1856 Pattern Pioneer sword issued in Jan 1900 with a similar stamp. I think you're maybe confusing some issue pattern swords i.e Police, Pioneer, N.C.O.'s etc., and commissioned swords...
Forum: European Armoury 6th December 2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,102
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, The disposition of the fullers is quite...

Hi,
The disposition of the fullers is quite typical of some 18thC blades. See attached photograph of a French Petits Montmorency sabre from which I think one could easily craft a blade similar to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd December 2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,466
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Stu, Apologies for the late reply. On...

Hi Stu,
Apologies for the late reply. On close inspection the marks are just the result of corrosion and unfortunately not makers stamps.

Hi Martin,
Thanks for the suggestions,...
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